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Police probe cause of major fire at commercial premises in Armagh

Nine cars destroyed in early morning fire


Police are investigating the cause of a serious fire at commercial premises in Armagh.

Nine vehicles were gutted in the incident, which happened in the Tullysaran Road area.

Detective Sergeant Patterson said: “The incident was reported to us just before 3am.

“Colleagues from Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service attended the scene and extinguished the fire.  However nine vehicles, close to buildings, were completely destroyed.

“Police are working to establish the cause of this fire.

“I would appeal to anyone who has information that could assist our investigation, or who saw any suspicious activity in the area early this morning, to contact us on 101 quoting reference number 201 of 28/04/19.

“Alternatively, Information can be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, which is 100% anonymous and gives people the power to speak up and stop crime.”

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